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Amanda Fox-Rouch

Hunter College

Amanda Fox-Rouch

I am currently a junior at Hunter College majoring in Political Science. I believe in the importance of human rights and widespread availability of basic needs and I hope to, one day, help to encourage the spread of peace rather than war and disease. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, eating, sleeping, and writing. When I’m not busy working or doing any of the above, I can usually be found wishing I had been born a turtle instead of a human.

Z Posts by Amanda Fox-Rouch

Insider Attacks on U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Increase August 23, 2012 The increased frequency of turncoat attacks, casualties at the hands of allied Afghan forces, may indicate increased frustration with the U.S. and NATO’s continued presence in Afghanistan. comments (0)
France’s Hollande Stops Participation in the “Generation Y” War May 30, 2012 France's pledge to remove all combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2012 reflects a growing discontent among members of "Generation Y" regarding the War in Afghanistan. NGJ's Amanda Fox-Rouch takes a look at how this dynamic is playing out both in France and the US. comments (0)
Single Ladies: Will Young, Unmarried Women Decide 2012? May 4, 2012 If history tells us anything about the 2012 presidential election, it is that young, unmarried females may play a pivotal role. NGJ's Amanda Fox-Rouch provides insight into the attempts of both campaigns to sway this critical segment of voters. comments (0)
The U.S., China, and Shifting Power Relations April 17, 2012 As China experiences increasing growth, America finds itself coming to terms with a possible future of global dominance shared by more than one country. NGJ's Amanda Fox-Rouch delves deeper into the tenuous, yet highly interdependent, relationship between these two superpowers. comments (0)
Biden’s Trip to Latin America: Drug War Negotiations? March 6, 2012 Vice President Biden's recent trip to South America centered upon the strategy of drug legalization in order to combat drug trafficking throughout the Americas. As NGJ's Amanda Fox-Rouch reports, America's continued support of the "War on Drugs" makes it unlikely that the status quo will be reversed anytime soon. comments (2)
Why I (Probably) Won’t Vote for President in 2012 February 8, 2012 Unless Ron Paul gets the Republican nomination or Pres. Obama turns his policymaking around within the next nine months, it seems I will not be voting for president. I would rather not waste my vote on maintaining the status quo. comments (24)
The NDAA Debate: What It Means, and Why it Matters January 4, 2012 On the last day of 2011, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act. This alone is hardly an unusual occurrence; the National Defense Authorization Act has been signed every year for nearly the past fifty. This year's bill, however, was different. comments (45)
Census Bureau Classifies One-Third of Americans as “Near Poor” November 28, 2011 According to a new measure of poverty put out by the Census Bureau, the number of Americans who are near or below the poverty line is cast at 100 million. The implications of these new statistics are far-reaching for citizens and politicians alike. comments (0)
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